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BRC Spooktacular Trail & Carnival
BRC Spooktacular Trail & Carnival
Oct 26, 2019
Texana Park & Campground
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PARKING FOR THE BRC SPOOKTACULAR TRAIL & CARNIVAL WILL BE AT
THE BRACKENRIDGE MAIN EVENT CENTER.
(See below for details.)
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The Costume Contest has five age groups: (0-12 Months, 13 Months –2 yrs., 3-4, 5-6, and 7-9) with 1st – 3rd prizes awarded in each group.
Carved/Decorated Pumpkin Contest
Bring your decorated &/or carved pumpkin to be entered into our Best Decorated/Carved Pumpkin Contest! Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 winners! Contest judging will start at 7:30 p.m.
H-E-B Pumpkin Patch
Decorated with a rustic fence, lots of pumpkins, hay bales and festive décor the H-E-B Pumpkin Patch makes it the perfect place to get families together for a photograph.
Carnival games include the Witch Hat Ring Toss, Spin Spidey, Catch the Candy, Witch’s Brew, Duck Pond, Ghost Toss, The Great Pumpkin Fling and Dead Man’s Toss.
Kids Craft Zone - Sponsored by Sisters Designs
There will be a Kids Craft Zone with several different stations for kiddos to enjoy! Stations include: create your own souvenir T– Shirt using fabric markers, the other stations are equipped with crayons and markers for some Halloween craft fun!
The Spooktacular Trail will be open from 8:00 p.m. 10:00 p.m!
Who wants to make a S'more?! Enjoy your evening sitting by a fire while whipping up your favorite camp fire snack!
Thanks to Shoppa's Farm Supply, the whole family can enjoy an old-fashioned hay ride that will take you to/from the event! Family friendly Halloween décor along the route will make the hay ride even more fun!
Face Painting/Balloon Art
Arts of Utopia and Twisted Creations will be onsite providing face painting and balloon art creations!
Take a ride down our hay slides!
Best Decorated Campsite/Cabin
The most original and creative campsite/cabins can win some great prizes like free camping and lots more! Decorated campsites and cabins at Brackenridge Park and Texana Park will be judged at approximately 8 pm. There will be winner for EACH PARK!!
There will be several food trucks onsite selling your favorite festival food!
Looking to enjoy some fun and games this Halloween season? Come and celebrate by attending the 8th Annual BRC Spooktacular Trail and Carnival on Saturday, October 26 from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at the Texana Park Day Use Area which is located 6 miles outside of Edna on St. Hwy. 111N.
There will be plenty of games for kids of all ages to play at this year’s Spooktacular Carnival! The Carnival Games will be open from 6:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Everyone is a winner with lots of candy and prizes!! Carnival games will include the Witch Hat Ring Toss, Spin Spidey, Catch the Candy, Witch’s Brew, Duck Pond, Ghost Toss, The Great Pumpkin Fling, Dead Man’s Toss and Monster Ball.
Starting at 7:00 pm is the always popular, Costume Contest! The Costume Contest has five age groups: (0-12 Months, 13 Months –2 yrs., 3-4, 5-6, and 7-9) with 1st – 3rd place prizes awarded in each group. Participants wishing to be a part of the contest will line up at the stage with their designated age group when instructed to do so. No pre-registration necessary.
Bring your decorated and/or carved pumpkin to be entered in our Best Decorated/Carved Pumpkin Contest! Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 winners! The Contest judging will start at 7:30 p.m.
We will also be bringing back our large activity area, which will include several full-size photo op cutouts, Tic-Tac-Toe, S’more Station and Hay Slides. NEW activities you will find in the activity area is the Spooktacular Fun Maze and a photo booth! The Spooktacular Fun Maze is a FUN but SPOOKY activity for the whole family! Guests can twist and turn through our maze to see different Halloween fun scenes! Scenes will include: Mummies, witches, bats, spiders, ghosts, and much more! Hop in front of the camera in our Photo Booth! Grab an accessory or 2 and smile for the camera!
Back by popular demand is the Kids Craft Tent sponsored by Sisters Design! Inside the tent, there will be 3 different stations set up. For an additional cost of $5 per shirt, kids will be able to create their own souvenir T– Shirt using fabric markers at one station. The other two stations are FREE and will be equipped with crayons and markers for some Halloween craft fun that each child can take home!
Returning this year is HEB’s Pumpkin Patch! Pumpkin patches are a true staple and tradition of the season and are treasured by people of all ages. Decorated with a rustic fence, lots of pumpkins, hay bales and festive décor make it the perfect place to get your group together for a photograph.
For our visitors who may be camping with us that weekend don’t forget to bring your Halloween Décor to compete in “The Best Decorated Campsite or Cabin” contest! The most original and creative campsites and cabins can win some great prizes! There will be 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place winners for Best Decorated Campsite at each park; Texana and Brackenridge. Then, there will be a 1st place winner for overall Best Decorated Cabin throughout both parks. Decorated campsites and cabins at Brackenridge Park and Texana Park will start to be judged at approximately 8 pm. Winners will be announced at the event once the judging is complete. So, call to reserve your campsite and start pulling together your best decorating ideas….we can’t wait to see them!
Lastly and probably, most anticipated…you will not want to miss the BRC Spooktacular Trail! Have you ever wondered what lurks in the woods? Will you have the courage to even enter the trail? As darkness falls, eyes will be watching your every move. Rickety bridges screams in the night…and it just may be yours! What is that creeping, crawling, or slithering by? Once you enter, there is no turning back! Prepare to be SCARED on the BRC Spooktacular Trail!! As always, our staff has been busy creating new and extra scary décor to make this our best year yet! The Spooktacular Trail will be open from 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.!
Event admission is just $8.00 per person and includes the All-inclusive Armband, which gives children and adults access to all the games, prizes, craft tent and haunted trail. Children under the age of 2 are FREE! Campers who are staying at the Brackenridge Recreation Complex can receive a 50% discount on 4 All-Inclusive Wrist Bands! Bring your appetite because Georgia Mae’s, CornDawg8, and Trevino’s Concession will be on-site serving up your favorite festival foods from 6:00-10:00 p.m.!
With the growth of the event and the construction of the new Community Education Center in the Texana Park Day Use Area, we find it necessary to utilize buses to transport all event attendees to and from the event this year. The event location has very limited parking which will be reserved for our handicapped patrons ONLY. We have utilized buses the past two years on a limited basis but this year they will be used EXCLUSIVELY. Event attendees including those camping in Brackenridge Park will park their vehicle at the Brackenridge Main Event Center where they will board one of three large air-conditioned buses which will start running at 4:45 p.m. and run continuously throughout the evening to shuttle them to and from the event entrance. Attendees will then hop on a festive hay ride thru the Day Use Area down to the event. Family friendly Halloween décor along the route will make the hayride even more fun! Note: ONLY Texana Park & Campground guests displaying a YELLOW parking pass will be able to access the Texana Camping Area after 5:00 p.m. Armbands will be sold at the Main Event Center that evening or may be purchased in advance at either of the park offices.
Please note that pets are not allowed at the event unless they are a certified service dog.
Our goal with the new transportation plan is to provide a more efficient and safer experience for everyone attending the event.
For more information visit our website
or call (361) 782-5456. Don’t miss the fun at the 8th Annual BRC Spooktacular Trail and Carnival on Saturday, October 26, 2019 from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at the Texana Park Day Use Area. We hope to have you and your family join us at the BRC Spooktacular Trail and Carnival! It is the perfect way to start the Halloween celebrations!celebrations!
BRC Spooktacular Trail & Carnival
Don't miss the fun at the 8th Annual BRC Spooktacular Trail & Carnival!
Haunted Trail - BRC Spooktacular Trail & Carnival
Prepare to be SCARED on the BRC Spooktacular Trail! The Spooktacular Trail will be open from 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.!
Transportation Map 2019
Spooktacular Event Map 2019
Thank you to our 2019 Sponsors!
Napa Auto Parts
Jackson County Federal Credit Union
Jackson Electric Coop
Hanson Professional Services Inc.
Capital Farm Credit
Jackson County Hospital District
The Bomb Diggity- Inez
Media - Jackson County Herald-Tribune
City of Edna
Jason's Paintwerx & Custom Finishes
Coastal Flying Services Inc.
Citizens State Bank
Sonic - Edna
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